IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Swarm intelligence in cellular manufacturing: application of hybrid ant system to manufacturing cell machine layout problem

2010 World Automation Congress (WAC)

Author(s): Bo Xing ; Wen-Jing Gao ; Nelwamondo, F.V. ; Battle, K. ; Marwala, T.
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 September 2010
Conference Location: Kobe, Japan, Japan
Conference Date: 19 September 2010
Page(s): 1 - 6
ISBN (Electronic): 978-1-889335-42-1
ISBN (Paper): 978-1-4244-9673-0
ISSN (CD): 2154-4824
ISSN (Paper): 2154-4824
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This paper analyzes the intra-cell machine re-layout (ICMRL) problem in the context of cellular manufacturing (CM). The proposed method for ICMRL has two phases. First phase consists of a general... View More

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